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Facebook archived more than a billion user faces. Now it’s deleting them.
Facebook's Face Recognition system will be shuttering in the coming weeks. Here's how that could impact you.
This magnetic robot arm was inspired by octopus tentacles
This origami, bio-inspired robot arm can twist, bend, reach, grab and bring back objects.
Wearable sensors designed for premature babies could make us all healthier
Wireless, biometric sensors give preemies more freedom and needed mom time
PopSci Q&A: The U.S. Olympic Team’s Chief Technologist Tells Us How Olympians Train
The highest levels of athletic competition need the highest-tech tools
Russian ATM Scans Credit Applicants to Determine if They’re Lying
A new ATM for a Russian bank turns money machines into truth machines, using fingerprint recognition, 3-D face scans and...
New Biometric Software Tracks Unique Eye Movements For Identification
Biometrics, harrumph. Meet eyeometrics — a new system that tracks not the shape, but the unique movement patterns of your...
Noses Beat Eyes as a Biometric Identification Marker
While retina scans still give a James Bond feel to security, and finger prints have a bit of retro charm,...
India to Issue Biometric ID Cards to All 1.2 Billion Citizens
Everyone knows the headache of waiting on line at the DMV to get a new driver’s license. Now imagine repeating...
A Smart Shooter?
Scientists debut a computerized pistol engineered to recognize the grip of its owner